edaphosaurus
edaphosaurus edaphosaurus n. an extinct heavy-bodied reptile of the late Paleozoic having a dorsal sail or crest. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Edaphosaurus — Temporal range: Pennsylvanian Cisuralian, 303–265 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Edaphosaurus — Lebensbild von Edaphosaurus pogonias Zeitraum Oberes Karbon bis Unteres Perm 305 bis 272,5 Mio. Jahre Fundorte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edaphosaurus —   [zu griechisch édaphos »(Erd )Boden« und saũros »Eidechse«] der, /...ri|er, Gattung bis 3 m langer, kurzschnauziger, eidechsenartiger urtümlicher Saurier (Ordnung Pelycosauria), lebten vom Oberkarbon bis zum Unterperm Europas und Nordamerikas;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Edaphosaurus —   Edaphosaurus Rango temporal: Carbonífero superior Pérmico inferior …   Wikipedia Español

  • Edaphosaurus — Édaphosaure Edaphosaurus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edaphosaurus — ▪ dinosaur genus       primitive herbivorous relative of mammals that is found in fossil deposits dating from Late Carboniferous (Carboniferous Period) to the Early Permian (Permian Period) periods (318 million to 271 million years ago).… …   Universalium

  • edaphosaurus — noun heavy bodied reptile with a dorsal sail or crest; of the late Paleozoic • Hypernyms: ↑synapsid, ↑synapsid reptile • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Edaphosaurus * * * ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈsȯrəs noun Usage: capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • edaphosaurus — noun Any of several dinosaurs of the family Edaphosauridae, from the Carboniferous and Permian periods, that had a distinctive dorsal sail or crest …   Wiktionary

  • edaphosaurus — ed·a·pho·sau·rus …   English syllables

  • genus Edaphosaurus — noun type genus of the Edaphosauridae • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Edaphosauridae, ↑family Edaphosauridae • Member Meronyms: ↑edaphosaurus …   Useful english dictionary

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